Golden and Purple Beet-Pickled Eggs

Total Time:
9 hr 5 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
8 hr
Cook:
1 hr

Yield:
6 pickled eggs
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 pound red or golden beets, stems and leaves removed
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric, if using golden beets
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1/4 teaspoon pickling spice
  • 6 large hard-boiled eggs, peeled
  • 1 small yellow onion, peeled and sliced
Directions

In a medium pot, cover the beets with cold water and boil until tender. Remove the beets and reserve for another use. Add the vinegar, sugar, turmeric if using golden beets, peppercorns and pickling spice. Boil, stirring occasionally until the sugar dissolves.

Remove the pot from the heat and let stand until the cooking liquid reaches room temperature. Add the eggs and onions. Cover tightly and refrigerate, turning the eggs occasionally, at least 8 hours and up to 24 hours. Remove the eggs from the liquid and serve.


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